Period
to 22 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 74 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 +36
Permanent jobs citing Python 90 116 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.50% 3.77% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 7.29% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69 78 54
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +47.29% -0.77%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,550 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,625 £57,500
North West median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +23.46% +8.00%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,261 1,591 1,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 49.07% 51.71% 56.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,048 1,308 1,143
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £28,425 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +25 26 £47,500 +31.03% 2
Knutsford -1 18 £49,000 +3.16% 3
Chester +7 13 £42,500 +46.55% 2
Winsford - 2 £30,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £82,500 -
Crewe +8 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Nantwich - 1 £27,500 -
Northwich - 1 £65,000 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £47,500 - 1
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 44 (48.89%) Linux
2 36 (40.00%) Java
2 36 (40.00%) DevOps
3 30 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (28.89%) Docker
5 25 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (24.44%) Perl
7 21 (23.33%) SQL
7 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (23.33%) Ansible
8 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 20 (22.22%) Windows
9 19 (21.11%) Ruby
10 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 18 (20.00%) Finance
11 17 (18.89%) Banking
11 17 (18.89%) Kubernetes
12 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
13 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 15 (16.67%) PHP
13 15 (16.67%) Investment Banking
13 15 (16.67%) Wealth Management
13 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (14.44%) Puppet
14 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.44%) Unix
14 13 (14.44%) Big Data
15 12 (13.33%) Analytics
15 12 (13.33%) Degree

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.44%) Apache Spark
1 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.33%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) Confluence
2 3 (3.33%) JBoss
2 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) nginx
4 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.00%) OpenShift
4 5 (5.56%) GitHub
5 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.11%) NuGet
8 1 (1.11%) SaaS
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Firewall
1 4 (4.44%) LAN
1 4 (4.44%) WAN
2 3 (3.33%) BGP
2 3 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (3.33%) OSPF
3 2 (2.22%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.22%) MPLS
3 2 (2.22%) RSVP
3 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.11%) RIP
4 1 (1.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) Big Data
2 8 (8.89%) MySQL
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.67%) GIS
4 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (2.22%) Flink
8 2 (2.22%) InfluxDB
9 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.89%) Selenium
4 7 (7.78%) JIRA
5 5 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.44%) LoadRunner
6 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.33%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.22%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.22%) Subversion
9 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.11%) JMeter
9 1 (1.11%) MSTest
9 1 (1.11%) NUnit
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.11%) Toad
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 17 (18.89%) Banking
3 15 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 11 (12.22%) Law
5 5 (5.56%) Advertising
6 4 (4.44%) Retail
6 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.22%) Games
7 2 (2.22%) Legal
8 1 (1.11%) Billing
8 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.11%) Marketing
8 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (14.44%) Security Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Python Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.44%) CyberArk Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Graduate
8 4 (4.44%) Ruby Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Splunk Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Tester
9 3 (3.33%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) XML
2 9 (10.00%) .NET
3 7 (7.78%) Django
3 7 (7.78%) Web Services
4 6 (6.67%) HTML
4 6 (6.67%) JSON
4 6 (6.67%) Node.js
5 5 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.44%) CSS
6 4 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.33%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.33%) Spark Streaming
8 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.22%) HTML5
8 2 (2.22%) jQuery
8 2 (2.22%) Kafka
8 2 (2.22%) React
8 2 (2.22%) Regular Expression
8 2 (2.22%) Spring
9 1 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.22%) NHS
5 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.22%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.11%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.11%) Smart City
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.89%) Linux
2 20 (22.22%) Windows
3 13 (14.44%) Unix
4 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (1.11%) AIX
7 1 (1.11%) Debian
7 1 (1.11%) Fedora
7 1 (1.11%) openSUSE
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
7 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) DevOps
2 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
4 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 15 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 12 (13.33%) Analytics
6 9 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 9 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.78%) Cryptography
8 7 (7.78%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.78%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.78%) Machine Learning
8 7 (7.78%) Secure Coding
8 7 (7.78%) Visualisation
9 6 (6.67%) ETL
9 6 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.00%) Java
2 22 (24.44%) Perl
3 21 (23.33%) SQL
4 19 (21.11%) Ruby
5 15 (16.67%) PHP
6 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
7 11 (12.22%) Bash Shell
7 11 (12.22%) Go
8 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
9 7 (7.78%) C#
9 7 (7.78%) C++
9 7 (7.78%) R
10 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
10 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
10 6 (6.67%) Scala
11 2 (2.22%) C
11 2 (2.22%) Groovy
11 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.22%) CISA
3 2 (2.22%) CISM
3 2 (2.22%) CISSP
3 2 (2.22%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.11%) CCIE
4 1 (1.11%) CCNP
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (28.89%) Docker
2 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Corosync
2 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.11%) HDFS
3 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.11%) KVM
3 1 (1.11%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (23.33%) Ansible
3 17 (18.89%) Kubernetes
4 13 (14.44%) Puppet
5 11 (12.22%) Terraform
6 6 (6.67%) Nagios
7 3 (3.33%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.33%) Icinga
7 3 (3.33%) Kibana
7 3 (3.33%) Opsview
7 3 (3.33%) Pacemaker
8 2 (2.22%) Grafana
8 2 (2.22%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.11%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.11%) Consul
9 1 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.11%) logstash
9 1 (1.11%) Packer
9 1 (1.11%) Salt
9 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.89%) Splunk
4 7 (7.78%) Oracle
5 4 (4.44%) CyberArk
5 4 (4.44%) Varonis
5 4 (4.44%) VMware
6 3 (3.33%) ArcSight
6 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.33%) Google
7 2 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (2.22%) Facebook
7 2 (2.22%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.22%) Talend
8 1 (1.11%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.11%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco
8 1 (1.11%) F5
8 1 (1.11%) Teradata
8 1 (1.11%) Veritas